NYC to Ban Alcohol Advertising on Public Property

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New York City has decided to entirely ban alcohol advertising on any public property, according to MSN.com, following the path of the NYC subway system. Despite this posture, venues that currently sell alcohol will be exempt:

New York City has banned alcohol advertising on city property, citing health risks posed by excessive drinking…

The ban, which takes effect immediately, applies to bus shelters, newsstands, Wi-Fi kiosks and recycling kiosks. Venues that are currently allowed to sell alcohol, such as restaurants, stadiums and concerts halls, are exempt.

Existing ads will be allowed to remain until their contracts end…

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority ban on advertising alcohol beverages on all New York City buses, subway cars and in stations took effect in January 2018.

Other U.S. cities that have moved to ban alcohol advertising on city property include Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles…

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